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 Question 545824: a man is planning to fence the front part of his property with posts 2m apart. Short of money he decides to make the posts 3 m apart and uses 3 posts less. how wide is the property? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9716)

 Question 546143: A trampoline has diameter of 10 feet what is it area Click here to see answer by neatmath(300)

 Question 546104: A rectangle has three sides:5in,10in and 2 in.What is its volume? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2741)

 Question 546343: A triangular lot has sides of 200 meters, 180 meters, and 120 meters. Find the measure of the largest angle. I tried solving this problem by using the Law of Cosine- a^2=b^2+c^2-2(b)(c)cosA : 200^2=180^2+120^2-2(180)(120)cosA: 40,000=32,400+14,400-43,200cosA: 40,000=46,800-43,200cosA: 40,000-46,800=-43,200cosA: -6800=-43,200cosA: -6800/-43,200=cosA: 17/108=cosA That's all I could do. I don' know how to find the cosine of a letter. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 3657: What will it cost to carpet a room with indoor/outdoor carpet if the room is 10 feet wide and 12 feet long? The carpet cost 12.51 per square yard. Click here to see answer by w3suhl33(2)

 Question 546385: The new kitchen is to be 20 ft long and its width is 75%.The door to enter the kitchen is on the short wall and is 10% of the width of that wall.You want to put in marble countertops but don't want them to take up more than 1/20 of the space in your kitchen(space is ft2)what is the largest area the counters can take up? If your counters take up that much space and are 2 ft wide,how long are they? You also want to tile your kitchen floor. If each tile is square and is 6in long,then how many tiles do you need for the whole floor?(Disreguard allowance for grout,but dont forget the space the counters take up.) Click here to see answer by KMST(2478)

 Question 546434: Find possible dimensions for a closed box with volume of 196 cubic centimeters, surface area of 280 square inches, and length that is twice the width. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 546479: In a triangle, the middle angle is 45 degrees and the largest angle is 15 degrees more than twice the smallest angle. Find the smallest and largest angles. Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2088)

 Question 546490: Anita's gross monthly income is \$6,500. If 16% is withheld for income tax, 6.5% for social security, and 2.5% for health insurance, what is her net monthly income? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 546549: How much more pizza is comtained in a pizza with a radius 12in than in one with 9in Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 546901: The angles of a triangle are in the ratio 4:5:6 What is the degree measure of the three angles of this triangle? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 546950: the area of a triangle is 672 square yards its base is 42 yards find the height Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 547046: The area of a square is 36 square units. Find the SUM of the diagonals. Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 547213: What is the slope of a binomial 2x+3 Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 547230: Good morning and thank you for your help my question is " A farmer has 120 feet of fencing.He wants to put a fence around a rectangular field next to a building find the maximum area he can enclose, and the dimensions of the field when the area is maximized." how do I solve this problem? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 547306: A water sprinkler sprays water at a distance of 30 feet. It rotates through a 120 degree angle. What area of the lawn receives water? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 547501: You have 24 feet of fence to make a rectangular garden. Each side must measure a whole number of feet. How many different sized rectangular gardens can you make? Show your work by using pictures and or number. Explain using math vocabulary how you solved the problem. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9716)

 Question 547770: the problem says find the missing side of each triangle. Side c is the hypotenuse. Side a and b are the legs. Round your answer to the nearest tenth if necessary. so if b=12 mi, and c is 13 mi what would a equal? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 547958: solve for x find the dimensions of the polygon. if it is a square and the perimeter is 24 units and the side is x-2 what does x = Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 548097: you live 3 miles from school and your car tire has a diameter of 30 inches. approximately how many revolutions will your tire make from your house to school? (1 mile is equal to 5280 feet and 1 foot is equal to 12 inches) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34674)

 Question 547933: Please help me solve this problem. The sum of the measures of the complement and supplement of an angle is 214 to the 0 power. Find the measure of the angle. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 548201: A boat moving 12 miles per hour north is being blown off course by a 9-mile per hour wind blowing west. At what angle is the boat being moved off course? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34674)

 Question 548233: A triangle has one angle that measures 74°. The second angle is half the measure of the first angle. What is the measure of the third angle? Click here to see answer by mathie123(224)

 Question 548262: I know P = 2L + 2W. What formula should I use to solve this problem? The width of a rectangular table is 1 ft. less than half the length. If the perimeter is 28 ft., then what are the length and width? I know the answer is L = 10 and W = 4, I'm not sure how to step it up to show how I got the answers. Click here to see answer by mathie123(224)

 Question 548355: find the area of the garden that measures 3 feet by 3/4 feet Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34674)

 Question 547553: the number of inches in the perimeter of a square is 3 more than the number of square inches in its area. find the length of a side. Click here to see answer by KMST(2478)

 Question 548378: A picture of a sunset has a square frame that is 2 inches wide. The area of the picture is one-third of the total area of the picture and frame. What are the dimensions of the picture to the nearest quarter of an inch? please show me the steps Click here to see answer by fcabanski(1132)

 Question 548549: The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 16 in. longer than the shortest side and 2 in. longer than the remaining side. Find the dimensions of this triangle. What is the length of the shortest side (in inches)? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)
 Question 548549: The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 16 in. longer than the shortest side and 2 in. longer than the remaining side. Find the dimensions of this triangle. What is the length of the shortest side (in inches)? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 548597: A sphere is inscribed in a regular tetrahedron. If the length of an altitude of the tetrahedron is 36, what is length of a radius of the sphere Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 548532: an isosceles triangle is inscribed in the cirle x2+y2-6x-8x=0 with vertex at the origin and one of the equal side along the axis of x.equation of the other side through the origin is Click here to see answer by KMST(2478)

 Question 548213: An open box is formed by cutting a 8 inch square measured from each corner and folding up the sides. If the volume of the carton is then 64 in3, what was the length of a side of the original square of cardboard? Click here to see answer by KMST(2478)

 Question 548797: 3.Find the perimeter of 6 regular octagons linked together as shown in the figure below, if one side is 4.5 inches. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34674)

 Question 548969: a picture frame measures 24cm by 15 cm.There is 220 cm squared of picture showing.The frame is of uniform thickness.Find the thickness. Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 548970: jim's garden measures 30 feet by 20 feet. what will the area of jim's garden be if he increases each side by 10%? Click here to see answer by mathie123(224)

 Question 547967: A rectangle has one side that is 6 cm. Another side is twice the length pf the first side. What is the perimeter of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by KMST(2478)

 Question 549128: A rectangular field is 85 meters wide and 135 meters long. Give the length and width of another rectangular field that has the same perimeter but a larger area. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34674)

 Question 549288: the area of a rectangle is 6800. if the width of the feild is 80 meters, what is the perimeter of the feild? Click here to see answer by Kitneaadmeethe(2)

 Question 549355: I am building a shed. I can use 400 square feet. I need to know height, width &I length it can be. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 549492: A rectangular plot of lawn of leangth and width respectively x and y meters is surrounded by a pthway of 2 meters width the total area of pathway is ? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 549531: Give the complement of angle 51 1/2, give solution Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)